Fake Drugs Kill Tens of Thousands in Africa Each Year

When Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains one day last month he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his hometown of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital.

The doctor prescribed a malaria …

Trump Promising More Dismissals of Key Aides

U.S. President Donald Trump contended Thursday that his White House operations are “running very smoothly,” even as he asserted he would be dismissing more key staff members.

“I will be making changes on various things,” …

UN Bemoans Lack of Funding for African Anti-Jihadist Force

International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to contain West African jihadists, hampering its efforts as insecurity spreads across the region, a United Nations report …

Zimbabwe’s Inflation at Highest in a Decade as Dollar Shortage Bites

Inflation in Zimbabwe soared last month to its highest level since 2008, official data showed Tuesday, after a severe dollar shortage led to a surge in prices of food, drinks and clothes.

The annual inflation …

Nigerian Firm Takes Blame for Routing Google Traffic Through China

Nigeria’s Main One Cable took responsibility Tuesday for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted through China, saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network

upgrade.

The issue surfaced …